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Internships for graduate students

“The Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Library & Archives offers unpaid internship opportunities for graduate students. Students may apply for the program by contacting Tricia Loria at the email address or phone number below. An initial on-site interview will be scheduled with the Executive Director of the Library & Archives, Mila Pollock, who will discuss the candidate’s areas of interest and experience. The selection of candidates is based on an assessment of their level of motivation and ability to succeed in the position.

The program consists of mentored projects with current CSHL Librarians, Archivists and/or Science Informationists in the Library and/or Archives.

Archives Interns will assist with:

  • Processing
  • Creating Finding Aid
  • Archive Space
  • Digitalization
  • Record Management

Audio/Video Interns will learn to use Premier Pro and assist with:

  • Capturing, editing and producing video interviews
  • Learn about interviewing
  • Transcription techniques

Library Reference Interns will assist with:

  • Cataloguing
  • Reference
  • Content Management
  • Data Management of science research
  • Impact of scientific papers

Please send a resume with cover letter detailing areas of interest and experience by email:

Tricia Loria
Administrative Assistant, Fellowship & Internship Coordinator
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Library & Archives

About the Institution: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory ( is a world-renowned research and educational institution with programs in cancer, neuroscience, plant biology, genomics and bioinformatics. It is located on the North Shore of Long Island, about 45 miles from New York City. The Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Library is home to a specialized collection of books, journals and online materials with an emphasis on bioinformatics, cancer research, genetics, molecular biology, neurobiology and plant genetics. The CSHL Archives a major repository of primary material on the history of the life sciences and medical research in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. In addition to institutional records from the lab, its precursor institutions, and its funding bodies, the archives contain personal collections of nearly three dozen significant individuals from CSHL and around the world, a large repository of oral-history interviews, and documents from nearly a century’s worth of international symposia on the life sciences.